Quantcast

Latest Zeng Peiyan Stories

2009-07-04 05:00:00

BEIJING, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- At the inaugural Global Think Tank Summit organized by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges ("CCIEE") in Beijing today, Gerson Lehrman Group, the global marketplace for expertise, collaborated with CAIJING Magazine, China's leading business and financial publication to host a unique forum that brings the world's leading economic experts and policy makers together to discuss the state of the global economy. As part of the summit, CAIJING...

2005-11-07 05:00:00

BEIJING -- China on Monday raised its target for reliance on renewable energy but acknowledged that coal would remain its primary source for electricity for decades to come. Renewable energy should account for 15 percent of national consumption by 2020, Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan said at an international conference on renewable energy in Beijing. China had previously aimed to get 10 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, though the 15 percent figure had been mentioned as a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related